Pavel states that telegram is opensource, while it's actually *not*.
It's such an open and shameless lie, that one should ask, where else does he lie to me?
''In 2005, Pavel completed his training at the Faculty of Military Studies of St. Petersburg State University with a specialization in Propaganda and Psychological Warfare. While training with the Faculty of Military Studies, he served as Platoon Commander of the Philology Department. Upon completion, he was awarded the title of Lieutenant of the Reserve Force. Immediately after graduating in 2006, Pavel created the social network Vkontakte.ru''
We need reviewers for new apps submitted as Merge Requests to #FDroid. There are over 40 pending MRs:
Why Telegram is not secure.
The Bitcoin and Ethereum mining networks combined consume (waste?) more energy than Greece. https://digiconomist.net/ethereum-energy-consumption
Amazing talk about SiliVaccine, a North Korean (fishy) antivirus based on illegally obtained Trend Micro software code.
The nice folks behind Conversations.im (IMHO, the best IM service/client for Android) have released Quciksy, a variant which synchronizes contacts using your phone number (like WhatsApp).
If you have a few minutes to spare, take a look at it:
"Kata Containers + podman in RHEL8 Beta"
Nice to see I'm not the only one being skeptical about quantum computers.
@slp That said, the day Apple becomes a little less hostile to GNU/Linux (acknowledging it exists and porting iTunes would be a nice first step) I'll seriously consider switching to an iPhone.
Not a fan if their closed-source policy, but at least they have sane privacy defaults.
Bug Hunter (SSME) at Red Hat. I digest core dumps and disassemble kernels for fun and profit. https://sinrega.org
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